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Human rights announces training school on Law at Makerere university in Uganda.


The Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC) of Makerere University, Uganda organizes the Eastern Africa Training School on Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS in Kampala, Uganda.

Funded by OSIEA, the two-week training school to build the capacity of African lawyers in the technical and judicial aspects of Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS and to introduce selected participants to the various medical, public health, political and social-cultural nuances that are at play in this growing area of jurisprudence.

The main objective of the program is to create a cadre of legal practitioners fully equipped with basic skills in Law, Human Rights and HIV / AIDS in order to promote greater policy attention, scholarship and activism.

Successful Participants will be given support for tuition fees, travel, accommodation, seminar materials and lunch/tea breaks during training.

Scholarship Application Eligibility Criteria:

  • Recent law graduates (no more than five years working experience) with demonstrated interest in International Criminal Law.
  • Participants from this programme will be from; Central African Republic, DRC Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe with working experience and/or professional experience relevant to the theme of Law, Human Rights and HIV / AIDS.
  • A sound knowledge of English language is required.

Persons living with HIV/AIDS, civil society activists and women are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Process

1. Interested applicants must obtain an Application Form by contacting ILI-ACLE via email: administration [at] ili.or.ug
2. Applicants must submit a completed application form, as well as the additional supplemental documents.
a. A cover letter
b. A detailed CV outlining the applicants post-secondary education and professional accomplishment
c. An essay (not more than 3 pages) demonstrating the following:

  • The applicant’s interest in ICL
  • The contribution of the programme to the applicant’s current responsibilities or future career path
  • The applicant’s option of the greatest contributions and shortcomings of ICL.

Applications may be sent via email, post or fax to: The International Law Institute, African Centre for Legal Excellence, Plot 50, Windsor Crescent, Kololo, P.O BOX 23933, Kampala, Uganda. Tel: (+256) 414 347 523. Fax: (+256) 414 347 522. Email: administrator [at] ili.or.ug (Subject: ICL Programme)

For more information and scholarship applications, see: Fully Funded Short Course on Law, Human Rights and HIV /AIDS


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